DWP Face-to-Face Assessments and Coronavirus

I have been advised that the DWP, out of concern for the health of both DWP staff and claimants, are from 17th March suspending all scheduled face-to-face assessments for health and disability related benefits with immediate effect for the next three months.

FCO Travel Advice Regarding Coronavirus

Today the Foreign Secretary made a statement regarding foreign travel and the Coronavirus.

Please find the Foreign Secretary’s speech below.

Keeping us Safe

It has been a huge honour to be appointed as a Defence Minister.  One of the many things that broadly unites us across the country and across the political divide is a pride in our armed forces and what they achieve both in times of peace and war.  Our objective in maintaining them and close alli

Jeremy Quin Visits Farlington School

I greatly enjoyed joining Farlington students to answer to discuss the role of an MP.

I was also pleased to answer questions from the students about climate change.


Photo Credit: Jeremy Quin with Farlington students.

Jeremy Quin Meets the Association of British Riding Schools

It was a pleasure to meet the Association of British Riding Schools at their head-quarters near Shipley.

It is always great to see organisations and businesses that are based locally within Horsham operating on the national stage.


Driving Down Crime

Recent meetings have included both Katy Bourne, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Horsham and Inspector Starns, the new Police Prevention Inspector for the Horsham area.

Jeremy Quin Meets Local Farmers

It was a pleasure to join local farmers from around West Sussex as well as other West Sussex MPs to discuss a range of issues.

Amongst them was the Agriculture Bill and rural policing.

Update on the Incinerator

I have been made aware that the proposed incinerator on Langhurstwood Road has been given planning permission by the Planning Inspector.

I know this will be a huge disappointment to many residents and the campaign group No Incinerator 4 Horsham, who worked tirelessly on this issue.

Tackling Climate Change

We have had more than our fair share of rain and at the time of writing the UK has already received nearly 50 per cent more rain than average for February.

Spreading Opportunity

Last week, I greatly enjoyed visiting Wellies 2 Work, based at Pear Tree Farm a 33-acre organic working farm between Billingshurst and Barns Green.